Uganda Legislators Paid To Oppose Oil Bill - Prime Minister

The Premier Amama Mbabazi accused a section of members of parliament for receiving funding to frustrate the controversial petroleum bill.

Members of Parliament failed to vote on the oil bill after a chaotic plenary.

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    THE Democratic Party (DP), has demanded that all public officials involved in the oil industry declare their assets and subject their declaration to verification. Read more »

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    Independent (Kampala), 11 December 2012

    Opposition Democratic Party has warned the government to handle the oil issue with care or else it can lead to political turmoil. Read more »

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    EA Business, 10 December 2012

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